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Breakdown: Deadly Technological Disasters
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written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
This book is a collection of well-known disasters, including the Titanic, the Chernobyl meltdown, and the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
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Bridge Inspector's Reference Manual
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written by United States. Department of Transportation (District of Columbia: United States. Department of Transportation, 2006), 1754 page(s)
I-35 Minneapolis Bridge (2007)
written by United States. Department of Transportation (District of Columbia: United States. Department of Transportation, 2006), 1754 page(s)
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Chronology and Context of the Hyatt Regency Collapse
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written by Gregory P. Luth (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, originally published 2000), 11 page(s)
This paper provides a chronology of the events (i.e., the design phase) leading up to the Hyatt Regency walkway collapse on July 17, 1981.
written by Gregory P. Luth (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, originally published 2000), 11 page(s)
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Design for Flooding: Architecture, Landscape, and Urban Design for Resilience to Flooding and Climate Change
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written by Donald Watson and Michele Adams, John Wiley & Sons (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2011, originally published 2011), 298 page(s)
This reference presents modern architectural designs that are capable of withstanding the effects of severe weather.
written by Donald Watson and Michele Adams, John Wiley & Sons (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2011, originally published 2011), 298 page(s)
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Engineering Process Failure: Hyatt Walkway Collapse
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written by Robert K. Taylor and Piotr D. Moncarz (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, originally published 2000), 5 page(s)
This paper analyzes several of the causes (both human error and design flaws) of the 1981 Hyatt Regency walkway collapse, which claimed the lives of 114 people.
written by Robert K. Taylor and Piotr D. Moncarz (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, originally published 2000), 5 page(s)
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Generation Earth, Series 1, Episode 1, A Place to Live
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produced by Helen Thomas, in Generation Earth, Series 1, Episode 1 (BBC Worldwide, 2012), 49 mins
In the last generation, we have changed the face of the Earth on a scale unimaginable to our ancestors. Villages in China have been transformed into cities of millions, the tallest building in the world dwarfs the skyscrapers of America, and we have built a dam so big that it has changed the rotation of the planet...
produced by Helen Thomas, in Generation Earth, Series 1, Episode 1 (BBC Worldwide, 2012), 49 mins
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The Hyatt Horror: Failure and Responsibility in American Engineering
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written by Sarah K.A. Pfatteicher (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, originally published 2000), 5 page(s)
This paper discusses the implications of the 1981 Hyatt regency walkway collapse on the civil engineering profession. In particular, this event initiated an intense discussion about engineering ethics.
written by Sarah K.A. Pfatteicher (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000, originally published 2000), 5 page(s)
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Constructing a Bridge: An Exploration of Engineering Culture, Design, and Research in Nineteenth-Century France and America
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edited by Eda Kranakis, fl. 1996, in Inside Technology (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1996), 448 page(s)
If it is true, as Tocqueville suggested, that social and class systems shape technology, research, and knowledge, then the effects should be visible both at the individual level and at the level of technical institutions and local environments. That is the central issue addressed in Constructing a Bridge, a tale o...
edited by Eda Kranakis, fl. 1996, in Inside Technology (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1996), 448 page(s)
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Man Made Marvels, 204, Songdo Future city
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written by Discovery Networks Asia; produced by Andrew Waterworth, in Man Made Marvels, 204 (New Zealand: NHNZ, 2008), 59 mins
South Korea looks to build a massive business district from scratch. Songdo City, which will act as a major hub for northeast Asia, is a project of staggering proportions that will test the limits of modern engineering.
written by Discovery Networks Asia; produced by Andrew Waterworth, in Man Made Marvels, 204 (New Zealand: NHNZ, 2008), 59 mins
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National and State bridge Data
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written by United States. Department of Transportation (District of Columbia: United States. Department of Transportation), 933 page(s)
I-35 Minneapolis Bridge (2007)
written by United States. Department of Transportation (District of Columbia: United States. Department of Transportation), 933 page(s)
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